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‘Black Colleges in the Age of Trump’ documentary examines President’s treatment of HBCUs

When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos used historically black colleges and universities as emblematic of her whole “school choice” concept, many people, and not just...

Conan Without Borders goes to Haiti to mock Trump mercilessly

Conan is back in the saddle and bringing us another “Conan Without Borders” episode and this time he is going after Trump by visiting...

Chrissy Teigen offers to pay gymnast’s $100K fine for discussing sexual abuse in court

Chrissy Teigen is tired of sexual assault victims being silenced and is willing to put her money where her mouth is, in the name...

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The long-awaited debut of Black Lightning is finally upon us, premiering tonight on The CW. TheGrio caught up with the show’s star, Cress Williams, to find out how he feels about being a black super hero and how the show...
Diann Valentine is a relationship expert who has been helping women find love for years. Now, she has invited Bravo TV along for the ride while she takes five black women to Rome to land an Italian stallion on...


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Walk among the tree tops and mountains at New York’s ‘Wild Center’

In the fourth and final episode of theGrio.com's 'Journeyman' series, Fitz Henley walks among the tree tops in upstate New York...
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All the people already trying it in 2018

Most of the people and entities described here are habitual line-steppers (word to Charlie Murphy) whose actions are not surprising, but still annoying.

Billings Farm is Vermont’s breathtaking, best kept secret for family fun

The peaceful retreat is a true 'journey' back to a simpler time...
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15 ways to save money for travel

Do you ever look at Instagram and wonder how everyone is always on vacation, but you’re barely making ends meet?


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After Simone Biles’ sexual abuse revelation here’s what parents need to know to keep kids safe

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles took to Twitter to issue a letter on Monday to...
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Clippers, Rockets players allegedly confront each other in locker room after game, security called

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA is planning to speak with players from both the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers to determine the specifics of late-game and postgame events involving the teams...
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Olympic champ Simone Biles says she was abused by doctor Larry Nassar

Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she is among the athletes sexually abused by a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor...

EXCLUSIVE: Aja Evans gears up to bring her #BlackGirlMagic to the 2018 Winter Olympics

The bobsled Bronze medal holder hopes to join the short list of Black women to take home gold


Why #EssenceSoBlack acquisition is not quite a happily ever after

The legacy publication's recent acquisition is positive news, but this is only the beginning

The Black unemployment rate is at its lowest since 1972

Rate for African-Americans takes dive below 7 percent line for first time

Essence magazine is once again completely Black-owned

African-American led Essence Ventures acquires legacy brand from Time Inc.
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Don Peebles lands $1.2 billion development deal in downtown Los Angeles

Earlier this month, the millionaire developer received approval for a $1.2 billion project in downtown Los Angeles...